Spend a few minutes visiting your Neighborhood Fire Station, and you'll soon find that we are people just like you, humans who strive for - but sometimes fall short of perfection, especially in our daily skirmish with Mother Nature's fiercest elements.
While many of you offered kind praise for our handling of a recent wildfire in Griffith Park, we find it important to share that not everyone remains pleased with our effort battling the fire, especially some local bloggers...
Don't Yell Out Fire in Uncrowded Griffith Park:
"I can understand why homeowners have been nervous nellies about pointing fingers at the fire department, really I can. Who needs firemen most? Desperate housewives and homeowners. But the LA Fire Department did such a craptacular job in the recent Griffith Park fire that maybe it’s time for someone to point a finger. So I will... (more...)"
We encourage you to read the remainder of that post with an open mind and to politely share your viewpoint and more importantly, your personal experience and suggestions via comments to her blog. If there's something we should be doing different or better, we're all ears.
Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department